University of Minnesota

Pasqualicchio, Leonard, 1886-1975., Papers

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Pasqualicchio, Leonard, 1886-1975.
Dates: 1945-1965
Abstract: The Leonard Pasqualicchio Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1945-1965) consists of a copy of the OSIA Constitution and by-laws (1949), miscellaneous photographs, and correspondence, and personal papers of Pasqualicchio. Personal papers include his notes for a book; newspaper clippings, brochures, material on Constantino Bromidi, the artist of the United States Capitol building; Pasqualicchio's speeches (1960-1968); miscellaneous newsletters and newspapers; invitations to the Presidential inqugurations of Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson; correspondence from other important political figures such as Hubert H. Humphrey and J. Edgar Hoover.
Quantity: 4 linear in.
Language: Mainly in English; a few items in Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC1967

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Leonard Pasqualicchio (1886-1975) was the Order Sons of Italy in America Supreme Delegate (1942-1952) and acted as the Order's lobbyist in Washington, D. C. He was also founder and president of the National Council for American-Italian Friendship.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Pasqualicchio, Leonard, 1886-1975. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Pasqualicchio, Leonard, 1886-1975. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Pasqualicchio, Leonard, 1886-1975. Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--Societies, etc.
Italian Americans--Political activity.

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